This bold interpretation of my grandmother's white iris is a mixed media painting. It is Pastel over Watercolor. In one way, this image is not what I had intended to paint, when I began painting one day. It is not the soft and ethereal white iris...

December River- Jacki Kellum Watercolor 40 years ago, I was fortunate to sit in the audience of Poet John Ciardi and hear him discuss the book that he had recently published: How Does A Poem Mean?  I could not tell you anything that Ciardi said that day; but...